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Turning Technologies has the information you’re looking for. We've compiled important published research on audience response technology to help you learn more about the benefits of using it in your learning environment.

  • Pedagogical

    Multimedia Audience Response game Show for Medical Education

    Robin K. Pettit, Lise McCoy, Marjorie Kinney, and Frederic N. Schwartz
    International Association of Medical Science Educators 2014

    Medical students reviewed course information through a game template with response systems to increase interaction, participation and feedback.

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  • Pedagogical

    Student Perceptions of Gamified Audience Response System Interactions in Large Group Lectures and Via Lecture Capture Technology

    Robin K Pettit, Lise McCoy, Marjorie Kinney, and Frederic N Schwartz
    BioMed Central

    TurningPoint response systems were used with games and implemented in 22 large group medical microbiology lectures.

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  • Benefits

    Transforming Student Learning with Classroom Communication Systems

    Ian Beatty
    EDUCAUSE Research Bulletin

    In-depth look at the use of student response systems in higher education environments, including benefits and potential challenges.

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  • Pedagogical

    Clicker Sets as Learning Objects

    Gerald Bergtrom
    Interdisciplinary Journal of Knowledge and Learning Objects

    Pedagogical benefits of student response systems and explores clickers as learning objects that students can interact with individually or as groups.

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  • Best Practices

    Classroom Response Systems

    Derek Bruff
    Agile Learning

    Advice on best implementing the systems in university settings.

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  • Resources

    Classroom Response Systems (“Clicker”) Bibliography

    Derek Bruff
    Vanderbilt University - Center for Teaching

    Bibliography includes a list of articles on classroom response systems, including effectiveness or impact on student learning.

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  • Best Practices

    Clickers in the Large Classroom: Current Research and Best Practice Tips

    Jane Caldwell
    Life Sciences Education

    Best practices on formulating effective questions and for using the technology in large classrooms.

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  • Pedagogical

    Taking Back the Law School Classroom: Using Technology to Foster Active Student Learning

    Paul Caron and Rafael Gely
    Journal of Legal Education

    Pedagogical case for creating an active learning environment in the law classroom and the process of implementing new and traditional teaching methods.

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  • Experiment

    Using Clickers in Nonmajors- and Majors-Level Biology Courses: Student Opinion, Learning, and Long-Term Retention of Course Material

    Kristen Crossgrove and Kristen Curran
    Life Sciences Education

    Student opinion of clickers and student achievement with clickers during a year-long experiment.

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  • Best Practices

    Classroom Response Systems

    Ashley Deal
    Teaching with Technology

    General principles of response technology and how it affects the classroom experience.

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  • Pedagogical

    Increasing Interactivity in Lectures Using an Electronic Voting System

    S. W. Draper and M. I. Brown
    Journal of Computer Assisted Learning

    Overall lessons and pedagogical approaches are discussed.

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  • Experiment

    Prescribed Active Learning Increases Performance in Introductory Biology

    Scott Freeman, Eileen O’Connor, John W. Parks, Matthew Cunningham, David Hurley, David Haak, Clarissa Dirks, and Mary Pat Wenderoth
    Life Sciences Education

    Several classes were given either clickers or notecards to answer questions. Attendance was higher in clicker classes.

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  • Studies

    Real-Time Analysis of Student Comprehension: An Assessment of Electronic Student Response Technology in an Introductory Earth Science Course

    Lisa Greer and Peter Heaney
    Journal of GeoScience Education

    A multi-facet analysis of student response systems over the period of one year, concluding that the tool is effective in introductory geosciences education.

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  • Best Practices

    The Promise and Challenges of Integrating Interactive Technologies into University Pedagogy

    Randy Jackson
    Campus Technology

    Jackson addresses questions regarding response technology and discusses different levels of interaction.

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  • Experiment

    Creating Learner-Centered Classrooms: Use of an Audience Response System in Pediatric Dentistry Education

    Jeffrey Johnson
    Journal of Dental Education

    Experiment of response technology in a third year pediatric dentistry class for two consecutive years.

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  • Studies

    Student Response System: A University of Wisconsin System Study of Clickers

    Roberta Kaleta and Tanya Joosten
    EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research

    The largest clicker study to date, analyzes surveys completed by over 2600 students and 27 faculty members about student response in the classroom.

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  • Pedagogical

    Clickers in the Classroom: An Active Learning Approach

    Margie Martyn
    EDUCAUSE Quarterly

    Using clickers in the classroom with the active learning method of class discussion.

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  • Pedagogical

    Clickers in the Classroom: Reaching the Millennial Learner

    Raymond Papp
    Southern Association for Information Systems

    Tools, tips and tricks for reaching the "net generation," including learning preferences and the use of student response systems.

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  • Studies

    Assessment of the Effects of Student Response Systems on Student Learning and Attitudes over a Broad Range of Biology Courses

    Ralph Preszler, Angus Dawe, Charles B. Shuster and Michele Shuster
    Life Sciences Education

    Assessment of the effectiveness of student response technology, a study of student attitude and student achievement was conducted with six biology courses. Both attitudes and achievements were positive.

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  • Studies

    Audience Response System: Effect on Learning in Family Medicine Residents

    T. Eric Schackow, Milton Chavez, Lauren Loya and Michael Friedman
    Family Medicine

    A group of family residents were studied and post-lecture scores were calculated during non-interactive lecture classes, interactive lectures classes and lecture classes featuring audience response.

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  • Studies

    Using an Electronic Voting System in Logic Lectures: One Practitioner's Application

    S. A. J. Stuart, M. I. Brown & S. W. Draper
    Journal of Computer Assisted Learning

    Stuart, Brown and Draper explore the introduction of handsets into teaching philosophical logic, offering a dynamic form of interaction with students.

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  • Studies

    Clickers, Cords and Counterpoint: Two Music Applications Using TurningPoint Technology

    David Brian Williams
    Coach4Technology

    Williams briefly reviews the feedback capabilities that response technology offers to musical education.

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  • Studies

    'Learning by Remote Control': Explore the Use of an Audience Response System as a Vehicle for Content Delivery

    Jeremy Williams
    Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

    Study conducted at a graduate business school shows evidence towards more interactive group discussions with audience response technology.

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  • Benefits

    Clickers: a Teaching Gimmick that Works

    Jeremy Williams
    Developmental Cell

    Benefits of active learning response technology to both teachers and students.

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